WATCH: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Share New "Our House" Lyric Video
It's the story of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young told in a music video. "Our House," the beloved tune about Graham Nash and Joni Mitchell living together in Laurel Canyon from the group's iconic Deja Vu album has been given a new animated lyric video treatment, and it can be watched below.
"When we made the record of 'Our House,' Stephen talked about a guitar solo, but it didn't feel like a guitar solo song, and that's how we ended up singing 'la, la, lalalala,â Nash revealed on the group's Facebook page.
"Well, it's an ordinary moment," Nash elaborated to NPR in 2013. "What happened is that Joni [Mitchell] and I â I don't know whether you know anything about Los Angeles, but on Ventura Boulevard in the Valley, there's a very famous deli called Art's Deli. And we'd been to breakfast there. We're going to get into Joan's car, and we pass an antique store. And we're looking in the window, and she saw a very beautiful vase that she wanted to buy ... I persuaded her to buy this vase. It wasn't very expensive, and we took it home. It was a very grey, kind of sleety, drizzly L.A. morning. And we got to the house in Laurel Canyon, and I said â got through the front door and I said, you know what? I'll light a fire. Why don't you put some flowers in that vase that you just bought? Well, she was in the garden getting flowers. That meant she was not at her piano, but I was ... And an hour later, 'Our House' was born, out of an incredibly ordinary moment that many, many people have experienced."